||Clay and loam soil, very rich of siliceous gravel and humus.
||Free standing espalier (controspalliera libera in Italian), from Rudolf Steiner’s book “The philosophy of freedom”.
||Hand-picking grapes, the end of September.
||After destemming and soft crushing grapes, must ferments spontaneously with grape skins, thanks to a pied de cuve of native yeasts, the only ones which increase the expression of our Terroir. After 7 months (7 lunar phases) of maceration with skins, in presence of carbon dioxide, which is produced during alcoholic and malolactic fermentation, wine is soft pressed in order to sepa-rate it from grape skins. The name “Verdeca sette lune” comes from production method, in fact Sette Lune in Italian means Seven lunar phase. Natural fining and stabilization, no fining agents added. No filtration.
||2 years in steel tanks, shaking it every 15 days. Very low amount of sulphur dioxide added before bottling.
||Ideal with all dishes that need a structured wine with a good freshness; very good with fishes and white meat.
||Price Archetipo Verdeca Sette Lune 2017 € 16.50